Celebrity Scoops updated Monday, 1.8.18

Frances McDormand, Photo courtesy of Magnus Sundholm for the HFPA.

Frances McDormand, Photo courtesy of Magnus Sundholm for the HFPA.

“Good evening, ladies and remaining gentleman” – that’s how Seth Meyers opened his monologue at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards last night. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” led the way, nabbing four statues for Best Drama, Best Actress (Frances McDormand), Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell) and Best Screenplay. Elsewhere, other winners included: Allison Janney for Best Supporting Actress in “I, Tonya,” Gary Oldman for Best Actor in “Darkest Hour,” James Franco for Best Actor in a Comedy/Musical for “The Disaster Artist,” “Lady Bird” for Best Comedy/Musical and Saoirse Ronan for Best Actress in a Comedy/Musical and Guillermo del Toro for Best Director for “The Shape of Water.” In the world of television, “The Handmaid’s Tale” scored Best Drama,

Sterling Brown Golden Globes 2018Sterling Brown was named Best Actor in a Drama – making history as the first black man to win the award, Elisabeth Moss earned Best Actress in a Drama, Nicole Kidman took home Best Actress in a Series/Picture Made for TV, and Rachel Brosnahan won Best Actress in a Comedy/Musical. Check out all the Golden Globes 2018 winners here. The women of Tinsel Town took a stand against sexual harassment donning themselves in black gowns. The woman who surmised it best was Frances McDormand, who declared, “We are not here for the food. We are here for the work.” Check out the spectacular gowns at CNN.com.


Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes 2018While receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement, Oprah Winfrey delivered a powerful speech. “A new day is on the horizon,” she shouted at the end of her eight minutes that drew a standing ovation. “When that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men; the day when nobody ever has to say #MeToo again.”

Oprah Winfrey Harvey WeinsteinGreat speech, but perhaps not the right woman to deliver it. Let’s not forget that one of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged victims blames Oprah for his seduction of her: https://pagesix.com/2017/11/28/actress-harvey-used-oprah-and-naomi-to-seduce-me/ and TMZ reported that Oprah called Weinstein to support him, although her camp says that was not true: http://www.tmz.com/2017/10/14/harvey-weinstein-says-oprah-called-to-support-bs/. ‘Hopefully it’s a new day for her as well.

ryan-seacrest-oscars-2016Under fire…Ryan Seacrest was slammed on Twitter by many who saw his red carpet interviews leading up to the Golden Globes. Stars donning their black in solidarity against sexual harassment were interrupted when trying to speak about their advocacy for the “Time’s Up” movement. One asked, “Am I the only person irritated by Ryan Seacrest interrupting everyone he’s interviewing?” ”Ugh! And Ryan Seacrest interrupted Michelle Williams while she was praising Tarana Burke (creator of the “Me Too” movement). Heavy Sigh.” Seacrest, 43, was accused of sexual misconduct by a former stylist, but he denied and apologized for it.

Have a splendid start to your week!